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The scientists that discovered graphene were awarded the 2010 Nobel prize in physics for their work. Graphene is supposed to be a “game changer” that will...

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I heard a news segment on the radio that a computer has “passed the Turing test for the first time” but I missed any explanation on what exactly that test...

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